Sara Bertolini


Sara joined DEA in 2018, and she is Managing Director in the direct funds investment programs division.

Sara developed her professional career in Ernst&Young, where she had worked for 20 years since 1998, 10 of which as partner in the Transaction Advisory Service team. She specialized in Restructuring and Distressed M&A since 2008, working for the most important Italian Banks and financial institutions, supporting businesses across sectors, with a particular focus in manufacturing businesses, ship owners, retailers.

Previously Sara worked in the Max&Co Franchising Division of Max Mara Fashion Group.

Sara holds a BA’s in Economics and Management cum laude from the University of Parma.

Sara is fluent in English.